Swedish fashion and lifestyle label & Other Stories, a sister company to H & M, have launched 4 perfumes this fall of 2014, + 2 in late autumn, called Botanic Whisper, Punk Bouquet, Moroccan Tea, Fig Fiction and the two lastest benjamins, Tangier Tales and Arabesque Wood...
The 6 fragrances were composed by perfumer Jérôme Epinette of Robertet who is also known for his noted collaboration with another Swedish fragrance label, niche house Byredo est. 2008.
As it turns out, Byredo founder Ben Gorham is reported to have collaborated in 2013 with & Other Stories on the perfume Rose Revival.
"Intense coriander and bright pomelo melt into rich lisylang and gardenia blossoms while slowly embracing the warmth of plum and musk. Wild, sizzling and efflorescent."
Top: Pomelo, Tangerine, Coriander
Heart: Lisylang, Magnolia, Gardenia
Base: Black Plum, Musk
"Plump blackcurrant berries are swept away by green bamboo and wild fig, enhanced with the softness of Brazilian rosewood and dark plum. Rare, graceful, dream inducing."
Top: Lemon, Blackcurrant, Pink Pepper
Heart: Green Bamboo, Wild Fig, Dewy Violet
Base: Vetiver, Brazilian Rosewood, Plum
"Exquisite tiger orchid and dewy lotus flower are entwined with sweet tonka beans, overgrown with tree moss and topped with almond dreams. Hypnotising, mysterious, magnetising."
Top: Almond, Tangerine, Green Apple
Heart: Cyclamen, Tiger Orchid, Lotus Flower
Base: Vanilla, Tonka Beans, Tree Moss
"Crisp spearmint and lemon with a touch of cardamom captures the deep clean woody notes of cedarwood and musk, revealing a sweet essence of brown sugar. Fresh, stimulating and cozy."
Top: Spearmint, Lemon, Cardamom
Heart: Orange Flower, Mate, Almon
Base: Cedarwood, Sandalwood, Musk, Brown Sugar
"The warmth of amber and blond woods collides with contrasting tones of crisp pear and black violet, bringing darker seasons to life."
- Top: Pear, Pomegrante
- Heart: Black Violet, Black Tea, Raspberry Blossom
- Base: Patchouli, Blond Woods, Amber
"Intriguing oud and deep woody notes come together with hints of citrus and watery accords, sharing an inner secret of tangerine."
- Top: Lemon, Ginger, Watery Accord
- Heart: Petit Grain, Tangerine
- Base: Amber, Moss, Agarwood
The minimalist flacons are inspired by inkwells.
Each 50 ml eau de toilette is priced at £26 / $30